Most wickets
Player Span Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 5 10
DK Lillee (AUS) 1971-1979 19 37 5391 2115 102 6/26 11/165 20.73 2.35 52.8 7 2
BS Bedi (INDIA) 1971-1979 20 33 6589 2303 78 6/71 7/100 29.52 2.09 84.4 4 0
JR Thomson (AUS) 1974-1979 15 28 3849 1732 75 6/46 9/105 23.09 2.69 51.3 3 0
BS Chandrasekhar (INDIA) 1971-1979 17 28 4211 1817 69 8/79 9/131 26.33 2.58 61.0 6 0
MHN Walker (AUS) 1974-1977 16 30 4912 1858 56 8/143 8/143 33.17 2.26 87.7 2 0
AA Mallett (AUS) 1971-1975 13 24 3165 1182 42 5/114 6/97 28.14 2.24 75.3 1 0
RM Hogg (AUS) 1978-1979 7 12 1468+ 461+ 41 6/74 10/122 12.80* 1.88* 40.7* 4 1
RO Collinge (NZ) 1971-1978 11 18 2661 955 39 5/74 6/77 24.48 2.15 68.2 1 0
AME Roberts (WI) 1974-1976 6 12 1630 661 31 6/37 10/123 21.32 2.43 52.5 3 1
EAS Prasanna (INDIA) 1972-1977 10 16 2416 858 31 4/16 6/63 27.67 2.13 77.9 0 0
Intikhab Alam (PAK) 1971-1974 9 16 2591 1029 31 5/116 7/181 33.19 2.38 83.5 1 0
KD Boyce (WI) 1973-1974 7 12 1301 618 30 6/77 11/147 20.60 2.85 43.3 2 1
RJ Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1978 7 12 1968 784 29 6/26 10/100 27.03 2.39 67.8 2 1
MA Holding (WI) 1976-1976 4 8 957 356 28 8/92 14/149 12.71 2.23 34.1 3 1
LR Gibbs (WI) 1973-1974 8 15 2779 888 27 6/108 7/113 32.88 1.91 102.9 1 0
AG Hurst (AUS) 1978-1979 7 12 1450+ 514+ 25 5/28 7/162 21.41* 2.12* 60.4* 1 0
BD Julien (WI) 1973-1976 10 19 2220 812 25 5/57 5/66 32.48 2.19 88.8 1 0
VA Holder (WI) 1973-1976 7 14 1680 646 24 4/56 5/85 26.91 2.30 70.0 0 0
RAL Massie (AUS) 1972-1972 4 7 1195 409 23 8/53 16/137 17.78 2.05 51.9 2 1
Asif Masood (PAK) 1971-1974 7 13 1493 631 22 5/111 9/160 28.68 2.53 67.8 1 0
S Venkataraghavan (INDIA) 1971-1979 12 19 2343 1043 22 4/52 6/96 47.40 2.67 106.5 0 0
GS Sobers (WI) 1973-1974 7 14 1833 590 20 3/27 5/91 29.50 1.93 91.6 0 0
Sarfraz Nawaz (PAK) 1973-1978 9 14 1942 618 20 5/39 7/107 30.90 1.90 97.1 1 0
JD Higgs (AUS) 1978-1979 6 11 1294+ 407+ 19 5/148 8/190 22.61* 1.88* 71.8* 1 0
G Dymock (AUS) 1975-1979 6 10 1234+ 410+ 17 6/34 9/86 29.28* 1.99* 88.1* 1 0
KD Walters (AUS) 1970-1977 26 24 1111 420 17 4/34 4/34 24.70 2.26 65.3 0 0
JW Gleeson (AUS) 1970-1972 8 14 2228 762 17 4/83 4/137 44.82 2.05 131.0 0 0
N Kapil Dev (INDIA) 1979-1979 4 5 1043 495 16 5/146 5/146 30.93 2.84 65.1 1 0
Iqbal Qasim (PAK) 1977-1978 6 8 1606 428 14 3/56 5/107 30.57 1.59 114.7 0 0
Mushtaq Mohammad (PAK) 1971-1974 9 14 1176 489 14 4/93 5/87 34.92 2.49 84.0 0 0
HJ Howarth (NZ) 1971-1975 6 9 1598 559 14 4/46 7/186 39.92 2.09 114.1 0 0
KD Ghavri (INDIA) 1976-1979 7 10 1230 597 14 5/33 5/64 42.64 2.91 87.8 1 0
S Abid Ali (INDIA) 1971-1974 11 16 1447 671 14 4/64 4/110 47.92 2.78 103.3 0 0
WW Daniel (WI) 1976-1976 4 7 648 317 13 4/53 5/162 24.38 2.93 49.8 0 0
SL Boock (NZ) 1978-1978 6 8 1153 318 13 5/67 5/67 24.46 1.65 88.6 1 0
LS Pascoe (AUS) 1977-1977 3 5 826 363 13 4/80 5/149 27.92 2.63 63.5 0 0
DR Hadlee (NZ) 1973-1978 6 9 1125 550 13 4/42 5/93 42.30 2.93 86.5 0 0
Abdul Qadir (PAK) 1977-1978 3 5 1056 305 12 6/44 6/116 25.41 1.73 88.0 1 0
Saleem Altaf (PAK) 1971-1973 5 10 940 371 12 4/11 5/57 30.91 2.36 78.3 0 0
AL Thomson (AUS) 1970-1971 4 8 1519 654 12 3/79 5/173 54.50 2.58 126.5 0 0
KJ O'Keeffe (AUS) 1971-1977 6 12 1675 677 12 3/48 6/144 56.41 2.42 139.5 0 0
RS Cunis (NZ) 1971-1971 2 4 535 189 10 6/76 9/128 18.90 2.11 53.5 1 0
Sikander Bakht (PAK) 1978-1978 5 7 986 409 10 4/132 4/132 40.90 2.48 98.6 0 0
GJ Gilmour (AUS) 1975-1977 2 4 380 190 9 6/85 9/157 21.11 3.00 42.2 1 0
BP Bracewell (NZ) 1978-1978 3 5 536 282 9 3/110 3/72 31.33 3.15 59.5 0 0
TJ Jenner (AUS) 1970-1975 4 8 862 312 9 3/42 4/81 34.66 2.17 95.7 0 0
Pervez Sajjad (PAK) 1971-1973 5 9 901 363 9 3/46 3/73 40.33 2.41 100.1 0 0
BR Taylor (NZ) 1973-1973 3 5 816 395 9 4/53 5/140 43.88 2.90 90.6 0 0
GS Chappell (AUS) 1970-1979 27 24 1618 578 9 2/54 2/54 64.22 2.14 179.7 0 0
BE Congdon (NZ) 1971-1978 13 17 1610 534 8 2/14 2/14 66.75 1.99 201.2 0 0

Performances in matches that overlap decades are credited to the year in which they occurred - this results in some unknown data, especially in regard to bowling figures

Records includes the following current or recent matches:
Australia v England at Perth, 1st Test, Dec 14-19, 1979 [Test # 864]
England v India at The Oval, 4th Test, Aug 30-Sep 4, 1979 [Test # 854]
England v India at Leeds, 3rd Test, Aug 16-21, 1979 [Test # 853]